Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services launches 2020 FOX6 Kids & Jobs program

This summer, DYS and FOX6 will put hundreds of Birmingham youth to work through this program. Kids & Jobs is designed to help cultivate the professional development necessary for youth and young adults to become an integral part of the workforce.

EXPOSURE (14 & 15-Year-Old) PROGRAM

Participating students will receive first-time exposure to the workplace. The exposure component of the Kids & Jobs Program gives deserving Birmingham youth, who might otherwise not be given the chance, an opportunity to experience the workplace for the first time.


The Summer Explorer Program provides high school students 16 years of age and older with an introduction to the workforce and a chance to explore one of the various professions offered.


The executive program provides college students up to the age of 24 with a unique opportunity to establish a foundation for their career path.

This year SEI students can apply for the Literacy Leaders Program.

  • SEI Students majoring in education or related field
  • Serve as tutors for rising second- and third-graders at area libraries
  • Tutors will be trained to be highly-effective reading coaches
  • Students will gain valuable work skills and satisfaction changing the lives of children

Applications are now available at and Applicants must live in the city of Birmingham to participate in the Kids & Jobs Program. For more information about the Kids & Jobs Program, contact DYS at (205) 320-0879.

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